Average Annual Snowfall in Nebraska





The tables below give yearly averages for snowfall at cities and other locations in Nebraska. The numbers are for the total amount of snow and for how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres).

The snowfall totals are annual averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, South - Central, North - Central and Western Nebraska.

Place name links take you to more detailed information on snowfall, snowstorms and snow accumulation for that location.

Eastern Nebraska

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
13.7 Columbus 25.6 65.0
17.9 Lincoln 26.0 66.0
21.9 Norfolk 29.9 75.9
21.7 Omaha 27.1 68.8

South - Central Nebraska

Yearly snow averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
18.1 Grand Island 27.7 70.4
7.9 Harlan County Lake 15.3 38.9
19.6 Hastings 28.6 72.6
13.0 Kearney 21.8 55.4
16.6 Lake McConaughy, Kingsley Dam 21.4 54.4
12.0 McCook 29.9 75.9
21.0 North Platte 29.6 75.2
16.1 Ogallala 24.6 62.5
10.2 Swanson Reservoir, Trenton Dam 21.8 55.4

North - Central Nebraska

Average total snowfall for a year
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
13.4 O'Neill 25.6 65.0
22.9 Valentine 34.2 86.9

Western Nebraska

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
26.4 Chadron 50.3 127.8
19.8 Crescent Lake Wildlife Refuge 36.5 92.7
18.0 Kimball 29.8 75.7
26.3 Scottsbluff 42.5 108.0
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Nebraska Snowfall
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